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Few local court records survive for Sunderland in the medieval and early modern periods.

Following its dissolution in 1536 the buildings and land of the monastic cell of Monkwearmouth cell.

Charting the course of Sunderland's population growth from its early beginning as a small fishing town, 'in great decay of buildings and inhabitant

Almost 500 wills and inventories, pertaining to Sunderland in the period 1549-1700, have now been identified and transcribed thanks to the sterling

The Master's House is one of the oldest buildings in Ledbury. It was the home of the Master of St.

This five-bay, timber framed, two-storey range, laid out on an approximate east-west orientation, is a fine example of a timber-framed Tudor buildi

The two-storey timber-framed range now occupied by the Town Council is of two major phases.

Although No. 3 High Street, with its 18th century brick front like others in the row, probably contains timber framing, it is well hidden.